The Executive Board is the governing body of ICOM The Executive Board is the elected head of the organisation. Its responsibility is to implement the strategies identified by the General Assembly. It takes the actions required to implement the General Assembly’s decisions. The Executive Board ensures the good governance of ICOM. It oversees ICOM’s various resources (financial, human, intellectual and technical) and their development. It protects ICOM’s reputation, international esteem and public regard and provides direction to the Secretariat.
Presidency The President of ICOM is a distinguished representative of the world museum community. As head of ICOM, the President is in charge of relations with museum institutions, while also carrying out regular duties in his or her own museum. The President ensures the continuity of ICOM’s policy orientations and represents the organisation in situations where an external party is involved. He or she delegates management responsibilities to the Director General, who is entrusted with the day-to-day monitoring of ICOM. Suay Aksoy was elected President of ICOM in 2016 in Milano, Italy for a three year term.
Hilda Abreu de Utermohlen
Republic of Korea
Carlos Roberto Ferreira Brandão
Maria de Lourdes Monges Santos
Léontine Meijer-Van Mensch
Terry Simioti Nyambe